• Three Woods: A Passion for Wal auction at Christies

    Sale 7909

    Three Woods: A Passion for Walnut, Oak & Yew The John Parry Collection

    25 March 2010, London, King Street

  • Lot 8

    TWO GEORGE III YEWWOOD SALTS

    LATE 18TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    TWO GEORGE III YEWWOOD SALTS
    LATE 18TH CENTURY
    The larger salt of campana vase form, with A.J. Levi collection label inscribed '236'; the miniature salt with dished cup and waisted socle on a spreading foot, with A.J. Levi collection label inscribed '286'
    The campana vase salt 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high
    The miniature salt 1½ in. (4 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    The campana vase salt:
    Jonathan Levi collection, no. 236, Christie's South Kensington, 8 November 2006, lot 27.

    The miniature salt:
    Bought from Robert Young Antiques, London, 1991.
    Jonathan Levi collection, no. 286, Christie's South Kensington, 8 November 2006, lot 23.


    Literature

    The campana vase salt: J. Levi, Treen for the Table, Woodbridge, 1998, p. 93.
    The miniature salt: ibid., p. 97.